The dedication ceremony for the memorial Henry Byrne and John Morley will be held on Friday 28th July at 3pm at Shannon’s Cross in Aghaderry, Loughglynn, Co. Roscommon*. As there will be a lot of people coming – from near and far – please follow the instructions of the stewards about parking. * where the L1229 crosses …
Thirty seven years ago today, Detective John Morley and Garda Henry Byrne were killed in the line of duty when they intercepted a gang fleeing from a bank robbery in Ballaghaderreen. This summer, the community of Loughglynn, with assistance from Lisacul’s CE scheme, are building a monument to these brave men.